May 09, 2016 07:28 AM IST
Speaking at a daylong workshop on Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), the Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) said banks should be customer-friendly by providing hassle-free services to entrepreneurs on priority basis.
- May 06, 2016 10:27 PM IST
Start-ups are gradually getting back to basics. They have shifted their focus on other important numbers apart from the topline, says Anand Rajaraman.
- May 06, 2016 02:20 PM IST
The last three years have seen a surge in healthtech startups in Asia Pacific, driven among others by a growing middle class affluence and health awareness, the need for chronic disease management and the growing demand for senior healthcare products and services.
- May 06, 2016 10:42 AM IST
Lucknow-based education startup EduAce Services today said it has raised USD 1 million (about Rs 6.6 crore) in seed funding from Foxconn-backed MoMagic.
- May 05, 2016 05:38 PM IST
IT-BPM industry body Nasscom has partnered social media giant Facebook to evangelise the product design ecosystem and support over 500 product startups in India.
- May 04, 2016 07:26 PM IST
Watch special episode of Young Turks where Nathan Blecharczyk, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Airbnb talks to Syna Dehnugara of CNBC-TV18 about Airbnb's growth from a three person team to a 2000 employees company, future prospects and much more.
- May 03, 2016 10:44 AM IST
Google has acquired a business technology start-up founded by an Indian-origin entrepreneur as part of its plans to scale training offerings for Google Apps to its customers and customers' users.
- May 02, 2016 10:16 PM IST
Ganesh Natarjan, the former CEO of Zensar Technologies, has started his venture with a kitty of Rs 5 crore that will fund start-ups over the next 6 months.
- May 02, 2016 10:53 AM IST
A half of Indian executives polled are open to work with start-ups as partnering with new-age companies bring in agile and innovative methods, says a survey.
- Apr 29, 2016 09:55 PM IST
Young Turks caught up with investors at the India Internet Day conference to find out what they thought of 2015 and what they think of 2016 going forward. Has funding slowed down or are things on track.
- Apr 29, 2016 12:05 PM IST
Mumbai-based wedding planning portal, The Wedding Brigade has raised Rs 4 crore in a pre-series A round funding led by Blume Ventures along with four other angel investors. Besides, Impact Guru, a Harvard Innovation Lab incubated fintech company, announced a seed round of USD 500,000
- Apr 29, 2016 11:25 AM IST
Red Ribbon Advisory Services (Red Ribbon), part of UK based Red Ribbon Asset Management Plc., today announced its partnership with Orbis Financial Corporation Limited (Orbis) for custodian and transaction settlement.
- Apr 28, 2016 01:22 PM IST
According to VCCEdge, the financial research platform of the VCCircle Network, which is part of News Corp, there have been 255 deals till mid-April this year and going by this rate, the number of start-ups that may receive funding this year is likely to reach the 1,000 mark.
- Apr 28, 2016 10:47 AM IST
The city's startup ecosystem is developing gradually and it has the potential to be a major hub of new age companies, investor group Calcutta Angels Network (CAN) said today.
- Apr 27, 2016 05:02 PM IST
Infosys founders Kris Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal-backed venture capital fund Axilor has invested in emergency response mobile platform MUrgency.
- Apr 27, 2016 12:36 PM IST
"What excites me about RailYatri is the fact that this is a new-age product made by Indians for Indians. The RailYatri app, which intelligently harnesses the power of smartphones, data and mobile payments, has a huge opportunity of impacting the lives of millions of travellers," Nilekani reasoned.
- Apr 27, 2016 10:44 AM IST
Fashion-focused social network, Roposo.com has raised USD 5 million (about Rs 33.2 crore) funding from Bertelsmann India Investments (BII). With this, Roposo has closed the series B funding, raising a total of USD 15 million in this round.
- Apr 26, 2016 08:00 PM IST
Reliance Games, a part of Reliance Entertainment, has also announced investments worth over USD 50,000 in marketing and technology to support some Indian startups as part of its 'PG Connects' event
- Apr 26, 2016 04:38 PM IST
Job portal Monster has launched #MakeIndiaWork initiative under which it will use its database to crowd source funds for entrepreneurial ventures with an aim to further boost the startup ecosystem in the country.
- Apr 26, 2016 10:48 AM IST
The venture fund will invest in early-stage product innovation startups, seed funding of up to Rs 3 crore and subsequent co-investment at series A stage of up to Rs 5 crore, a statement said.
- Apr 26, 2016 10:40 AM IST
With concerns being raised about cash-burn in burgeoning e-commerce sector, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today made it clear that getting revenues through deep discounting is not a viable business model for startups.
- Apr 25, 2016 05:36 PM IST
PrivyPlex has partnered Virat Kohli to launch a 'fanbox' that will include a Moto G Turbo smartphone and a one-year subscription to Virat's exclusive fan club, aimed at the cricketer's fans and followers.
- Apr 25, 2016 05:19 PM IST
Software company LogiNext has acquired 100 per cent stake in Mumbai-based logistic firm YourGuy, valued at USD 1.5 million, to double its business capacity.
- Apr 25, 2016 10:59 AM IST
Snapdeal-backed PepperTap has decided to shut down its cash-burning grocery delivery operations and instead focus on expanding its logistics business.
- Apr 25, 2016 10:48 AM IST
IAF set up to boost the startup ecosystem in the country should be moderated on the lines of NIIF, which funds up to 49 per cent of the capital requirement, head of Bank of Maharashtra said